UPDATE: Locke will be sworn in on Monday, Aug. 1. By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly On Wednesday, July 27, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, 61, was confirmed as ambassador to China. Locke was nominated by President Barack Obama on March 9. “I can think of nobody who is more qualified than Gary […]
On March 7, reports surfaced that President Barack Obama was planning to nominate U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke as the U.S. Ambassador to China.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke is a very busy man. He’s in charge of the U.S. Census Bureau, the Economic Development Administration, the National Oceanic
The White House’s Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) Initiative held a live web chat with U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on May 4
This year, Anh “Joseph” Cao became the first Vietnamese American to serve in the U.S. Congress. He represents Louisiana’s 2nd congressional district, which covers New Orleans. He is the first Republican to serve that district since 1890. Rep. Cao drew criticism from fellow party members after he cast the sole Republican vote for the house’s health care bill (HR-3962). Rep. Cao serves on the Homeland Security, Transportation, and Infrastructure, and Oversight and Government Reform committees.
On Sept. 17, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke announced a $4 million dollar Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to South Seattle Community College.
Wishing someone well in a new job can either be a cause for a celebration or an opportunity for good-natured ribbing.
She opens up about Gary’s new job, the Obamas, and the future of Komen By Evangeline Café Northwest Asian Weekly More than 10 years ago, she left her successful career as a TV news reporter to join her husband on the campaign trail. Now, former Washington state first lady Mona Locke is taking another leap […]